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Also by Temple Grandin:

Thinking in Pictures, February 2010
Paperback
Animals In Translation, February 2010
Hardcover
Animals Make Us Human, January 2010
Paperback
Animals in Translation, January 2006
Paperback
The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, November 2005
Hardcover
Thinking in Pictures, November 1996
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Thinking in Pictures
Temple Grandin

Vintage
November 1996
On Sale: January 30, 2007
240 pages
ISBN: 0679772898
EAN: 9780679772897
Trade Size (reprint)
$12.95
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The captivating subject of Oliver Sack's Anthropologist on Mars, here is Temple Grandin's personal account of living with autism extraordinary gift of animal empathy has transformed her world and ours.

Temple Grandin is renowned throughout the world as a designer of livestock holding equipment. Her unique empathy for animals has her to create systems which are humane and cruel free, setting the highest standards for the industry the treatment and handling of animals. She also happens to be autistic. Here, in Temple Grandin's own words, is the story what it is like to live with autism. Temple is among the few people who have broken through many the neurological impairments associated with autism. Throughout her life, she has developed unique coping strategies, including her famous "squeeze machine," modeled after seeing the calming effect squeeze chutes on cattle. She describes her pain isolation growing up "different" and her discovery visual symbols to interpret the "ways of the natives" Thinking In Pictures also gives information from the frontlines of autism, including treatme medication, and diagnosis, as well as Temple's insight into genius, savants, sensory phenomena, etc. Ultimately, it is Temple's unique ability describe the way her visual mind works and how she first made the connection between her impairment and animal temperament that is the basis of extraordinary gift and phenomenal success.

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The View - January 29, 2007
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